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Winter cocktail recipes

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Dazzle your party guests with these stunning winter cocktail recipes. Make a warming hot toddy, a wintry martini with seasonal fruit or a mulled marvel.

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  • Winter whiskey sour

    Winter whiskey sour

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    This classic bourbon cocktail takes a festive turn with a splash of orange juice and edible gold glitter - perfect for Christmas parties

  • Two hot toddies in tall glasses on a silver serving dish

    Hot toddy

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Warm up with a hot toddy. The combination of whisky, honey, lemon, cinnamon and cloves really packs a punch and is great for entertaining in winter

  • Winter Pimm's punch

    Winter Pimm's punch

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Don't just save Pimm's for summer, add some brandy for a delicious winter treat

  • Gluhwein served in a pan with cups alongside

    Gluhwein

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.10 ratings

    Fill your kitchen with the delicious scent of red wine, brandy, orange and spices in gluhwein. It's the perfect grown-up drink to help you warm up on wintery days

  • Mulled cider

    Mulled cider

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    It's easy to make your own mulled cider. As well as fruit and spices, we've added extra apple brandy to our version of this delicious winter warmer

  • Three glasses of glogg

    Glogg

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Serve our warming winter glogg at a festive party or on a cosy night in. Combining red wine, orange zest, dried fruit and spices, it's like Christmas in a cup

  • Mulled wine cocktail

    Mulled wine cocktail

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.17 ratings

    The perfect party drink, as it can be made well ahead, then brought out of the fridge as guests arrive – or serve it hot for a traditional winter warmer

  • Mulled pear & cranberry punch

    Mulled pear & cranberry punch

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Hot pear cider, apple and cranberry juice plus sloe gin with cinnamon - you can't get a better winter cocktail than this

  • Two glasses of cinnamon butter rum

    Cinnamon butter rum

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Warm up in winter with a glass of fabulously decadent cinnamon butter rum. It's the perfect tipple to enjoy at a festive gathering over the Christmas season

  • Two mugs of buttered rum served on a picnic rug

    Hot spiced buttered rum

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Serve mugs of this soothing, gently spiced buttered rum on cold winter nights, or around the fire on a camping trip. Cinnamon and star anise lift the flavour

  • Two mudslide cocktails

    Mudslide

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Share this creamy adults-only drink with the chocolate lover in your life. For extra indulgence, grate over some chocolate before serving

  • Mulled gin served in two glasses

    Mulled gin

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Infuse apple juice with festive spices to make this Christmassy gin cocktail

  • Vermouth & soda cocktails served in tall glasses

    Vermouth & soda

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Choose red, white or rosé vermouth to make this easy cocktail – ideal for a party. Garnish with green olives and a lemon slice for the professional finish

  • Flute glasses filled with Buck's fizz

    Buck's fizz

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    The simple and classic combination of orange juice and champagne makes a perfect cocktail for a celebratory brunch or party

  • Two snowball cocktails served in tall glasses and garnished with cherries

    Classic snowball

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Serve a classic snowball at Christmas for your guests. With advocaat, lemonade and ice, it's the ultimate retro cocktail to celebrate the festive season

  • Black Russian cocktails

    Black russian cocktail

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    A classic black russian cocktail is made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cola. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and serve as a decadent after-dinner drink

  • Espresso martinis in glasses with stirrers

    Espresso martini

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.33 ratings

    Learn how to make this classic coffee cocktail. Our easy recipe uses freshly brewed espresso, a dash of coffee liqueur and a simple sugar syrup.

  • Mulled white wine

    Mulled white wine

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Mix up your Christmas party drinks repertoire by switching red wine for white in this alternative mulled wine with dried apricots, vanilla and honey

  • Turkish coffee sour

    Turkish coffee sour

    A star rating of 2 out of 5.1 rating

    If you love coffee cocktails, try our festive sour. Seasonal favourites like warming cinnamon, aromatic cloves and spiced rum go well with a deep coffee hit

  • Spice 75

    Spice 75

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    This is a sophisticated, aromatic twist on the classic French 75, to get it ready for the festive season. A boozy taste of Christmas in a glass

  • Salted caramel pecan sour

    Salted caramel pecan sour

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    A modern version of the classic sour cocktail, this is the ultimate Christmas drink. Salted caramel and Icelandic vodka make an irresistible mix

  • St Nick's flip

    St Nick's flip

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Nick Jones and Leah de Felice Renton from Birds & Bats Wines describe their cocktail creation as a creamy Christmas dessert in a glass, sign us up!

  • Cranberry margarita

    Cranberry margarita

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Add a dash of festive spirit to any Christmas party with this vivid red tequila, cranberry and triple sec cocktail, decorated with an orange sugar rim

  • Pomegranate rosemary spritzer

    Pomegranate rosemary spritzer

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    This deep pink Prosecco cocktail with savoury herbal notes is a really simple way to add sparkle to your dinner party drinks

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